Why is it important for high school students to learn about the civil rights movement?

Videos from Françoise N. Hamlin

Who were the enslaved people in the British North American colonies?
  • August 26, 2013
How is racial inequality rooted in the founding of the United States?
  • August 26, 2013
How did black Southerners resist Jim Crow?
  • March 23, 2012
What was life like for black people in the South under Jim Crow?
  • March 23, 2012
Why is it difficult to say when the civil rights movement began and ended?
  • March 23, 2012
Why is it important for high school students to learn about the civil rights movement?
  • March 23, 2012
Who are you and what do you do?
  • March 23, 2012
How has racism impacted how Americans think about identity?
  • August 26, 2013
How did slavery change after U.S. independence from Britain?
  • August 26, 2013
Why didn’t the Declaration of Independence extend rights to enslaved people?
  • August 26, 2013
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